Reliance Jio and GTL Infra sign Tower Infrastructure Sharing Deal

By September 18th, 2014 AT 4:23 PM

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited and GTL Infrastructure Limited, a Global Group enterprise, engaged in the business of Shared Passive Telecom Infrastructure in India, today announced the signing of a Master Services Agreement (MSA) for tower infrastructure sharing.

Sanjay Mashruwala, Managing Director, Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited said, “Our mission is to launch a pan India next-generation voice and data services. We will build the same through a judicious combination of own build and rented infrastructure. This agreement with GTL Infra is not only a step in that direction but will also help us accelerate our roll out.”

GTL Infra, together with Chennai Network Infrastructure Limited (CNIL), has a combined tower portfolio of more than 27,800 towers spread across 22 telecom Circles in India, and serving all the major telecom operators. The company has a pan India tower portfolio that is balanced across key growth regions of Metros and B & C class circles.

Reliance JIO Infocomm Logo_bigReliance Jio Tower Infrastructure Sharing Deal Timeline 

An agreement with Ascend Telecom for their more than 4,500 towers across India. (June 2014)

· An agreement with Tower Vision for their 8,400 towers across India. (May 2014)

· An agreement with ATC India for their 11,000 towers across India. (April 2014)

· An agreement with Viom Networks for their 42,000 telecom towers. (March 2014)

· Agreement with Bharti Airtel for a comprehensive telecom infrastructure sharing agreement to share infrastructure created by both parties to avoid duplication of infrastructure wherever possible. (December 2013)

· A key agreement for international data connectivity with Bharti to utilise dedicated fiber pair of Bharti’s i2i submarine cable that connects India and Singapore. (April 2013)

· Agreements with Reliance Communications Limited for sharing of RCOM’s extensive inter-city and intra-city optic fiber infrastructure of nearly 1,20,000 fiber-pair kilometers of optic fiber and 500,000 fiber pair kilometers respectively (April 2013 / April 2014) ,and 45,000 towers (June 2013).

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